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Old Photographs, Recognition, Handwriting Deciphering

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Need help deciphering old handwriting on wills, certificates and other FH documents ?
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Your Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) Family History board. This board set up for you do discover and discuss your quaker genealogy for Quaker Family History Society

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on Saturday 02 February 19 12:35 GMT (UK)

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Latest post by Carl42
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on Thursday 07 February 19 12:15 GMT (UK)

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Family History Documents and Artefacts

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Latest post by ainslie
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on Friday 08 February 19 13:48 GMT (UK)

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Post in here items that might be special to another family (such as medals, photographs, letters etc..)

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on Wednesday 13 February 19 13:37 GMT (UK)

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